Once a Lady (1931)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, a Russian woman marries a British aristocrat, bears him a daughter, and is forced to abandon them by his snooty family when he decides to run for Parliament because constituents would disapprove of her eccentric Russian ways. The poor wife moves to Paris and many years pass. The daughter travels to Paris, and there unknowingly meets her mother who gives her some sage advice when the young woman falls in love with a man her father disapproves of.

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advice, aristocracy, Britain, conflict, cross-cultural-relations, daughter, family, family-disapproval, father, home, lady, love, love-choices, mother, offer, Parliament, predicament, Russia, shame, tragic-love